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Address: 91 Parish Square, Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
Phone Number: 79521970
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A must see in Melieha

It was in itself a masterpiece of a war shelter, nicely designed and carved in the rock. Very long and well organized and secured, it was just one of 42 war shelters on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
eugen18
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Bucuresti
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Bucuresti
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

It was in itself a masterpiece of a war shelter, nicely designed and carved in the rock. Very long and well organized and secured, it was just one of 42 war shelters on the island. I believe it is a "must see".

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Mellieha, Malta
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

really interesting to know how people use to live during the war.It won't take you more than an hour or an hour and a half. Go casual. It is not expensive very reasonable entry tickets.

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing history, well worth a visit and very knowledgeable staff. Would highly recommend this. Incredible to think it was all built by hand in the not so distant past.

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Thank Laura A
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice to see if you are in the area. It is big inside but rather sparse in terms of stuff to read and lighting is not ideal, however it is very cheap to get in and the gentleman at the front is nice

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Thank Jesal P
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place reflects of the turmoil caused to innocent islanders at the time of war. It shows where the town could go to reduce the danger of bombs. Very little seems to have been altered since WW2 and is well worth a visit. Plenty of walking is needed. It is dimly lit to help you get around.

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Thank Derek989
hampshire
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are glad we have done it. It was very interesting. Definitely worth the money to go in. It was cool inside on a very hot day and we decided to go in not really knowing what to expect. I love it. Very well done.

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Thank carlathompson22
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Not much to see, disappointing tour really. Its thought provoking but its basically just a tunnel with some manikins here and there, the caretaker is a lovely man with a charming little dog. Have a look and keep the old chap in a job. Not for anyone who is claustrophobic.

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Thank Gareth D
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

was amazed by these tunnels all carved out by hand,i felt at ease in them ,they were very peaceful,about 500 m of tumnnels in all

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Thank coffeemad8
Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful opportunity to see how the islanders worked together to protect themselves during their gallant efforts to protect the English forces. also chance to hear first hand from local residents how they worked to build the shelters, a very proud community.

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Thank Wendy B
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great experience visiting the shelters. It was fascinating to see how people lived during WWII and to imagine the sort of conditions that the people lived in. It is hard to imagine what it would have been like to live during that time but the shelters give a good insight into the history and it is definitely... More 

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